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Liz Short

Associate Vice President for Development

Erickson Alumni Center

Liz Short joined the Bethany College family in October 2020 as the Director of Philanthropic Gifts. In this role, Liz will be meeting with alumni and friends of Bethany to solicit donations to support the students and mission of the college.

Liz grew up in Webster County, West Virginia. She earned her BA in Public Relations at WV Wesleyan College and later her MA in Higher Education at the University of Delaware.

Liz has spent her career either working with college students or working to support them in advancement roles. As a first generation college student, Liz believes that college is a transformational experience that any student with the aptitude and desire should have the opportunity to experience, regardless of socioeconomic status. She’s thrilled to bring her experience and passion to Bethany!